A breakthrough in monkey malaria research by two University of Otago scientists could help scientists diagnose and treat a relapsing form of human malaria. Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Governor of Anzoátegui state, in the northeastern region of Venezuela, Antonio Barreto Sira says malaria cases have doubled in the state as more than 10,000 patients...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reiterated the travel notice for Venezuela due to a breakdown of the health infrastructure. They recommend that...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the malaria epidemic in the East-Central African country of Burundi, the Ministry of Public Health  has reported 5,738,661 cases this year through...

Genomic surveillance has revealed that malaria resistance to two first-line antimalarial drugs has spread rapidly from Cambodia to neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia. Researchers from the Wellcome...

In February this year, a consortium of five global health organizations reported over 1.3 million malaria cases during 2018, much higher than numbers produced by the Venezuelan Ministry of Health and...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Malaysia are investigating a malaria cluster in Kuala Lipis, Pahang state. On July 11, 2019, a case of four (4) cases of malaria-confirmed...

Riley Tedrow, PhD, a medical entomologist at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has uncovered new findings about malaria transmission in Madagascar. In a recent study published in PLoS...

By Robert Herriman   @infectiousdiseasenews According to the World Malaria Report, there were 219 million cases of malaria globally during 2017, resulting in 435,000 malaria deaths. Drug resistance...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Controlling deadly malaria without chemicals Scientists have finally found malaria’s Achilles’ heel, a neurotoxin that isn’t harmful to any living thing except...